Parallel Verses

Amplified

He will guard the feet of His godly ones, but the wicked shall be silenced and perish in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

New American Standard Bible

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

King James Version

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Holman Bible

He guards the steps of His faithful ones,
but the wicked perish in darkness,
for a man does not prevail by his own strength.

International Standard Version

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

A Conservative Version

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness, for by strength no man shall prevail.

American Standard Version

He will keep the feet of his holy ones; But the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; For by strength shall no man prevail.

Bible in Basic English

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the evil-doers will come to their end in the dark night, for by strength no man will overcome.

Darby Translation

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked perish in darkness, for no man shall prevail by their own strength.

Julia Smith Translation

He will watch the feet of the merciful and the unjust shall be silent in darkness; for not by strength shall man prevail.

King James 2000

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked will be destroyed in the darkness, because a man will not prevail by [his] might.

Modern King James verseion

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He will keep the feet of his saints but the wicked shall keep silence in darkness. For in his own might shall no man be strong.

NET Bible

He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.

New Heart English Bible

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness. For no man shall prevail by strength.

The Emphasized Bible

The feet of his loving ones, he doth guard, But, the lawless, in darkness shall be silent, - For, by strength, shall no man prevail.

Webster

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

World English Bible

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.

Youngs Literal Translation

The feet of His saints He keepeth, And the wicked in darkness are silent, For not by power doth man become mighty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He will keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

of his saints
חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

and the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

shall no man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Context Readings

Hannah's Triumphant Prayer

8 He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts up the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with nobles and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and He has set the world upon them. 9 He will guard the feet of His godly ones, but the wicked shall be silenced and perish in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail. 10 The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; against them will He thunder in heaven. The Lord will judge [all peoples] to the ends of the earth; and He will give strength to His king (King) and exalt the power of His anointed (Anointed His Christ).



Cross References

Psalm 33:16-17

No king is saved by the great size and power of his army; a mighty man is not delivered by [his] much strength.

Psalm 91:11-12

For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service].

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow your foot to slip or to be moved; He Who keeps you will not slumber.

Matthew 8:12

While the sons and heirs of the kingdom will be driven out into the darkness outside, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

1 Peter 1:5

Who are being guarded (garrisoned) by God's power through [your] faith [till you fully inherit that final] salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time.

Deuteronomy 33:3

Yes, He loves [the tribes] His people; all those consecrated to Him are in Your hand. They followed in Your steps; they [accepted Your word and] received direction from You,

1 Samuel 17:49-50

David put his hand into his bag and took out a stone and slung it, and it struck the Philistine, sinking into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the earth.

Psalm 37:23-24

The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.

Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot is slipping, Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, held me up.

Job 5:16

So the poor have hope, and iniquity shuts her mouth.

Job 5:24

And you shall know that your tent shall be in peace, and you shall visit your fold and your dwelling and miss nothing [from them].

Psalm 97:10

O you who love the Lord, hate evil; He preserves the lives of His saints (the children of God), He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 121:5

The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand [the side not carrying a shield].

Psalm 121:8

The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.

Proverbs 2:8

That He may guard the paths of justice; yes, He preserves the way of His saints.

Proverbs 3:26

For the Lord shall be your confidence, firm and strong, and shall keep your foot from being caught [in a trap or some hidden danger].

Proverbs 16:9

A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eats in darkness [cheerlessly, with no sweetness and light in them], and much sorrow and sickness and wrath are his.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither is bread to the wise nor riches to men of intelligence and understanding nor favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.

Jeremiah 8:14

[Then say the people to each other] Why do we sit still? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities and be silent or perish there! For the Lord our God has decreed our ruin and given us bitter and poisonous water to drink, because we have sinned against the Lord.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the Lord: Let not the wise and skillful person glory and boast in his wisdom and skill; let not the mighty and powerful person glory and boast in his strength and power; let not the person who is rich [in physical gratification and earthly wealth] glory and boast in his [temporal satisfactions and earthly] riches;

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of ruin and devastation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Zechariah 4:6

Then he said to me, This [addition of the bowl to the candlestick, causing it to yield a ceaseless supply of oil from the olive trees] is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit [of Whom the oil is a symbol], says the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 22:12-13

And he said, Friend, how did you come in here without putting on the [appropriate] wedding garment? And he was speechless ( muzzled, gagged).

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that [the murmurs and excuses of] every mouth may be hushed and all the world may be held accountable to God.

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water and mists driven along before a tempest, for whom is reserved forever the gloom of darkness.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ (the Messiah), and brother of James, [writes this letter] to those who are called (chosen), dearly loved by God the Father and separated (set apart) and kept for Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:3

Beloved, my whole concern was to write to you in regard to our common salvation. [But] I found it necessary and was impelled to write you and urgently appeal to and exhort [you] to contend for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith which is that sum of Christian belief which was delivered verbally to the holy people of God].

Jude 1:13

Wild waves of the sea, flinging up the foam of their own shame and disgrace; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of eternal darkness has been reserved forever.

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